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8 months8 monthsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Using a benchtop for a study desk - Where to find?

Hi H1 members,
I'm planning to install a built in desk in my study and was going to use a laminate kitchen benchtop. As the desk was to go the full…

4 years4 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Extension dilemma

TomTom,
We had exactly the same dilemma with our bungalow, although we had cypress pine. In the end we laid new spotted gum over the existing pine floorboards. The unexpected benefit…

5 years5 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Question re clothes dryer ventilation

HHCIB,
I got a condensor dryer 12 months ago and all I can say is that I wish I had done it earlier. While they are more expensive, I think there…

5 years5 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Best primer / undercoat for "whiteset"

Hi helpful members,
I've had a room replastered using "whiteset" plaster. I'm trying to figure out the best sealer /undercoat / primer to use (yes, I've allowed it to dry for…

5 years5 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Lamps wired to light switch?

Emy,
On the reno I've just finished I had exactly what you're looking for set up. The powerpoints are connected to a light switch (I have dimmers on them as well),…

6 years6 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
What is the standard vanity top height

Hi helpful members,
I'm about to install a wall hung vanity in a bathroom, but given it's wall hung I can set it at any height I like. The vanity has…

6 years6 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Bathroom reno schedule - How long for waterprrofing to dry?

Hi helpful members,
I'm about to project manage my bathroom renovation and I'm trying to schedule the tradesman in so the bathroom is out of action for as little time as…

6 years6 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Reece - charge for delivery of goods?

Nicenurse,
After buying many things from Reece over the last 12 months I have a $55 delivery charge on each quote I received, but each time I paid for an item…

6 years6 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
half house reno - new light and old lights - LED downlights

HC,
I was in exactly the same situation as you. We have 2.7m ceilings, and I too was worried about how well the LED's would perform. I ended up putting in…

6 years6 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Should a laundry splashback be tiled or painted

Hi helpful members,
Our new laundry is L shaped with the longest part of the bench running 2.4m and the short side being 1.8m. The laundry tub is at the end…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Vanity size - what would you do?

Hi helpful members,
We are renovating our main bathroom, but it is only small being 2.4m x 1.8m. We need to have a bath in there as it's the only place…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Skirting tiles - Same as floor

Hi everyone,
I'm about to get my Laundry and WC completed and am stuck about what to do with the skirting tiles.
The laundry cabinetry is white, the splashback will be…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Benchtop colour with Vivid White cabinets

Hi helpful members,
We're in the final stages of our kitchen design before sign off and worried about our stone colour. To give you a sense of the overall kitchen, some…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Solid Vs floating timber flooring...price seem too high!!

That's fantastic prices that the builder managed to get. Are you able to let me know where that was from, or even PM me with the details.
Thanks

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Do I need to undercoat "primed" timber doors and windows

Hi,
I'm about to get some timber windows installed, and have specified them to come primed as we will be painting them. My question is do I need to undercoat the…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
Dulux Time capsule with Vivid white

Hi helpful members,
We are looking at two options for the external render colour for our renovation. The renovation is on the back of a 1920's bungalow with the redish face…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
How do I lock french doors?

Hi helpful Homeone members,
I'm about to have a set of timber french doors installed (outward opening) - external, but am struggling to work out how to ensure the doors can…

7 years7 yearsBirdman1Birdman1 posted:
"Feature grade" spotted Gum flooring

Hi everyone,
We are looking at getting "Feature" or "Natural" grade spotted gum flooring for a large open plan Kitchen, lounge, dining, but are worried about the potential for there to…

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